Monday, January 12, 2009
Can't go back now
I want to be in a book club. Unfortunately my school has no such thing, and even if it did, I doubt anyone would care or read anything. Also unfortunately, I'm always worried if I go to one outside of school it'll end up being a big hoax and I'll be stabbed. ...To death. ...In a Barnes & Noble. ...Because that happens in Barnes & Nobles.
Darling is going well, except that I realize I've had this inflated view of my actual contribution to the show by learning all of the lead female's parts. By doing so, I've forgotten that without actually playing Darling, I am just a very small, unseen chorus member singing in the wings behind a music stand. Oh, and for two lines in the second act I play an Irish nun. ...God, it's so weird.
It's four, and as you can tell, we've all been let out early for rehearsal. And yeah, I really want to be in a book club, eventually. Perhaps it could be called Disgruntled College Students and Voracious Readers who want more friends and literary discussion outside their school with other disgruntled voracious-reading college students! (What a title.) At any rate, that's probably a dumb idea for someone who should be auditioning more and more. I'm probably going to be busy this coming semester, too, with 'Beats, Bongos & Buddhism', online computer classes (as if anyone in our generation needs to know MORE about using a computer), voice lessons, sight singing (SNORE, do they not know about All State?) ballet II, acting II, and... something else, maybe. Or whatever.
But I've realized something: I don't want to go back to Texas.
Yes, I miss my family and whatnot, but now I feel like all the unfinished business I had back home has just been... wrapped up. But it isn't. In a way. I still have to wrap some things up. But now I've come to the point where I'm willing to transition the majority of my life, and all my focus, into being here. There aren't any more strings. At least, not really. And I'm happy here, and probably will be happier as things move along and I get more of a routine. And who knows, maybe I'll really start going to all the honors college meetings and start a book club, or a Scrabble club ;-) (and kick their ASSES, muahaha!) But at any rate, it's me, Brandon, the cast, Rachel, Megan, Kelly, Ashley a.k.a. Osh Kosh (the Palestinian Princess, fluent in Arabic), Karla a.k.a. Karlissima (the only one in her family who is a US citizen, how cool is that), Justin the ambiguous guido, Lexi the queen of Long Island, and roommates Nicole and Aude who I am in a war with over who is more Asian (future post material, right there) and many other intruiging characters in the might-as-well-be-a-piece-of-fiction that is my life...
I don't wanna go back to Texas. Isn't that a good thing?
Posted by Kate at 1:03 PM